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Old 02-23-2012, 12:39 PM   #1
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Old 02-23-2012, 04:22 PM   #2
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He is beyond awesome.

Did you see his DB press vid I posted? Incredible strength from every angle.
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Those are some prerty squats...
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Yeah, big Z is incredible. I love WSM. Those goofy knobs and the bars underneathe actually screwed up quite a few lifters. They apparently set those bars at just below parallel for each guy, and the guys who were used to squatting deeper got into trouble when they clanged off the bars and got bounced around. I beleive that's why Z was lowering them so slowly and virtually turned them into paused squats. I don't know, but I bet he'd have done even more alot more explosively if those bars were not there. Shahlei was the same way, and I think he did 9 or 10 to win this event?

Those guys are amazing.
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Shahlei's squats might have been the most impressive feat of strengthI witnessed from WSM last year. Z making the log look like a kids toy is a very close second and only because I fully expected him to do that.
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is he wearing briefs under the rehbands?
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I love those barbells, look like something from a comic book

Big Z is utterly ridiculous. How does a man get to be so bloody strong!
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is he wearing briefs under the rehbands?
He is most likely wearing a suit as well. It is allowed per the rules so I cant imagine not wearing one at that weight.
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